Surviving Puppyhood – Puppy Preschool Course

Surviving Puppyhood – Puppy Preschool Course2018-12-12T15:05:46+00:00

Puppy Preschool Course

Cost $120

This course is for puppies from 8 – 14 weeks of age. Puppies of this age bracket are at a critical period in their development and need to be exposed to new experiences in a positive manner. Our program aims to provide positive socialisation experiences in a safe and controlled environment.

  • 5 week program – 1 hour per week
  • Puppy free orientation lesson first week to set you and your puppy up for success in class.
  • Option for Home visit prior to starting class to ensure you are on the right track (cost additional)
  • Classes are held at Casino – Northern Rivers Veterinary Service.
  • Small class sizes maximum 4 puppies per class
  • Individualised attention for each and every attendee
  • Puppy play is included – time permitting
  • Cost includes – A free Clicker, Handouts, Unlimited phone/ email support, Invites to Intuitive Dog Training exclusive client events.

What should I bring to class?

  • Your puppy on a flat collar and lead or body harness – Please no check chains, chain leads or retractable leads.
  • Drinking water for yourself and water/bowl for your puppy.
  • A comfortable bed or mat for your puppy to relax on
  • Tasty treats – Cooked chicken, cheese, diced cooked steak, left over roast meats, diced prime 100 dog rolls, dried liver, chicken etc
  • A treat pouch (If you do not have one we have some available for $20)
  • Please wear closed in appropriate footware no thongs/clogs/hi heels etc.
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What will my puppy learn?

Your puppy will learn the following behaviours during the course of our program –

  • Respond to their name
  • Give/take (swap toys, chews, treats etc)
  • Sit when asked
  • Drop on cue
  • Stand (for examination or grooming)
  • Follow hand movement – Useful to guide puppy onto scales, bed etc
  • Beginnings of settle of Bed/mat
  • Beginning of recall – Puppy Recalls
  • Accept their collars being touched/held
  • Accept gentle handling
  • Socialisation exercises

Owner Education

We aim to keep our classes fun and informative for both puppies and their humans, during our course you will learn about-

  • Positive reinforcement training and how dogs learn
  • Handling and grooming
  • Toilet training
  • Bite inhibition
  • Environmental Enrichment
  • Socialisation
  • Understanding and managing normal puppy behaviour e.g. Jumping up, mouthing
  • Interpreting Body Language

Ready to get Started? Book today

Call us – 0451160355

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